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  •  Babysitting
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Golf Course
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Kids Club
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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When you stay at Iberostar Praia do Forte All Inclusive in Mata de Sao Joao, you’ll be by the sea and close to Klaus Peters Municipal Natural Park and Praia do Forte Beach. This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Project Tamar Turtle Sanctuary and Garcia D’Avila Lighthouse.


Make yourself at home in one of the 536 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You can get some exercise with a round of golf or enjoy a lazy day at the private beach. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).

Food & Drink

This resort is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Satisfy your appetite at one of the resort’s 5 restaurants. Thirsty? Quench your thirst at one of the 5 bars/lounges or 2 poolside bars. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include wired Internet access (surcharge), complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this resort consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Iberostar Praia do Forte All Inclusive
Rodovia BA 099, Km 56
Mata de Sao Joao, 48.280-000 Brazil


Everything for everybody

Great rooms. Patio or balcony. Outstanding common areas. Swimming pools galore. From children care to aqua gym for the older crowd. Dance lessons. Excellent buffets with huge variety of Brazilian fare and international food too. Swimming pool bars AND fresh juice bars for the healthier crowd. Great beach for the good swimmers.

Excelent location and infrastructure, although not a 5 star service level

Both location and hotel infrastructure are great : pools, beach, acommodation and layout. Nevertheless I expected a truly 5 star all-inclusive experience and it didn´t met my expectations. Minor problems like the ones below should be avoided at this hotel category :
1) We were 2 people in a twin bed room, and it cost us 3 days to get toilette articles for 2 instead of 1
2) We were informed at the check in (NOT at reservation time) that there are a limited # of restaurant dinners -not buffet- included in the stay
3) The wine included at the meals is frankly bad ... and there are no options unless you pay additional for better ones.

Iberostar is more like a 3 star hotel than a resort

My expectation was high when we arrived but everything went down at reception. I told the attendant that I was an enable to use stairs due to a knee surgery and he put us on the second floor of a block (7) that did not have elevator. So it is not an inclusive environment and to be worst stairs without handrails. Second deception, there are 5 restaurants that you need to make reservations at Guest Services.. to have an idea how bad is service.. we waited 20 min to have someone there (I called reception 3 times).
Summary of other bad experiences: 1) it is All Inclusive Resort but they don’t replinish shampoo and hair conditioner and per receptionist this is only for another level of reservation (more absurd because the shampoo and conditioner were terrible), 2) food of Pelo restaurant are not good (meat was like a rock to cut) and they don’t replinish often.. always something was missing, 3) forget good wi-fi.. it was so bad that our tv was not working since we arrived (we complained and we are at 4th day without have it fixed), 4) beach has lots of a kind of Jellyfish, my daughter got burned by one of them and do not want to go to the beach again. So, we have more 6 days here and this is gonna be our last time on this old fashion “resort”.